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is it normal to gain significant amount of weight after kidney surgery

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: It is not common to gain weight after kidney surgery. The most common reason would be from all the IV fluid received during the procedure and while in ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Without being clear on the type of kidney surgery this is nearly an impossible question to answer.

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Carter
39 years experience Urology
Common scenario : There can be blood in the urine off and for several days to weeks after kidney procedures. Pain is sometimes caused by the stent itself irritating the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
Very common: It is more the rule than the exception, especially in the elderly, for patients to have some degree of short-term memory loss and gaps in their recall ... Read More
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Amnesia: While you may have been given a lot of Dilaudid you were probably also given other medications. All of them help sedate, relax and provide analgesia. ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Kidney surgery: It means surgery on the kidney....Shocking.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Be healthy: It is important to be as healthy as you can be before any major surgery. Usually the surgeon will do a number of imaging studies to get prepared and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Answer Varies: If you are talking about placement of a percutaneous tube into your kidney, you can typically cover them and shower immediately. Some docs will allow ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Braunstein
37 years experience General Surgery
Financing surgery: I believe it is illegal to buy a donor kidney and no reputable transplant surgeon would do this.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Preop kidney surgery: Discussion regarding surgery (risks, benefits, alternatives), consent forms and other paperwork, preop labs and/or imaging if needed, history and phys ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Hiler
42 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If only to treat the endometriosis, would try medical management first. If the endometriosis is not symptomatic then i would not recommend surgery. If ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: Ask your surgeon.

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